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Claire Selwood v Durham County Council, Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust and Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

Authors / Contributors: Debra Powell , Bridget Dolan
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Claire Selwood v Durham County Council, Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust and Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
   
Issue: Whether there was an arguable duty of care to a social worker employed by a local authority who was attacked by an informal patient allowed leave from hospital in light of joint working arrangements; whether there was an arguable claim under Art 2 ECHR.
   
Court: Court of Appeal
   
Reference:   B3/2011/2136
   
Neutral Citation:   [2012] EWCA Civ 979
   
Judge(s): Thorpe and Rimer LJJ, Dame Janet Smith
   
Date: 18 July 2012